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Couran Cove Island Resort
South Stradbroke Island
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The Couran Cove Island Resort Experience
Couran Cove Island Resort on South Stradbroke Island is just 20 minutes north of Queensland’s Gold Coast. Guests are spoilt for choice with facilities including the ultimate Day Spa, more activities than any other island resort, every conceivable water sport, kids’ club, a choice of 4 restaurants and 22 kilometres of Pacific Ocean surf beach. There’s something for everyone whether you bring the whole family or indulge in a romantic escape for couples at this Eco Advanced Accredited resort.

Accommodation - 350 rooms, Check in - 2 PM, Check out - 11 AM
Stay in award-winning hotel accommodation perched over the water’s edge, or in self-contained stylish cabins nestled deep in a forest of banksia trees. The accommodation is divided into the ‘Marine Resort’ and the ‘Nature Resort’. The Marine accommodation is deluxe, suite, 2 bdrm lodges or 4 bdrm villas perched over the lagoon and marina. The Nature Cabins, nestled deep amongst the forest, provide an exclusive retreat in close proximity to the beach, perfect for that family holiday hideaway. Choose between studio, 2 or 2½ bedroom fully equipped cabins.

Couran Cove Island Resort offers a diverse range of 4 superb venues with an accent on fresh local produce and friendly service. 'The Restaurant' is the indoor/outdoor 'signature' overlooking the marina. It provides a gourmet breakfast buffet with just baked pastries, cereals, fruits and an extensive hot selection. Dine from a modern Australian A la Carte menu, catering for larger tables with specially designed ‘Family Style Sharing’ menus and a special Kids menu. Oceanman Surf Club overlooking the blue Pacific specialises in seafood and tropical cocktails, access is by cross-island shuttle. The Boardwalk Bar & Café and the Poolside Café provide light meals and snacks. Marine resort rooms have a Home Delivery service from restaurant meals to pizzas! Gourmet picnic hampers are made to order.

Resort: Abseiling, Art & craft classes, Athletics, Banana ride, Baseball/softball pitching cage, Basketball, Boogie boarding, Boules, Broadwater cruises, Canoeing, Catamarans, Cycling, Eco day/night guided walks, Fishing, Football field, Golf driving nets, Gymnasium, Jet-skiing, Kayaking, Lawn bowls, Nature tours, Parasailing, Rockclimbing, Ropes course, Sailing, Scuba diving, Sprint track 3 lane, Team building activities, Tennis, 4WD island tour, Trampolining, Volleyball, Wake-boarding, Water-skiing, Watersports, Windsurfing. Nearby: Championship golf courses, Fishing game, estuary & reef, Heli & seaplane tours, Gold Coast attractions, Theme parks. The tour desk can assist with local tours, cruises, sightseeing flights and transport services.

Hotel Facilities
Activity center, Barbeques, Bars, Day spa, Disabled access & assistance, Environment & aboriginal center, Eco advanced accredited, Gallery & artists Studio, Games room, General store (no cigarettes), Guest laundry, Heli & seaplane services, Internet kiosk, Island shuttle, 25m Lap pool, Laundry/drycleaning service, Marina, Massage treatments, Medical facilities, Music room, Restaurants, Spa & Total Living Center, 22km Surf beach, Tennis courts, Tour desk, Valet car park, Covered wading pool.

Room Facilities
Balcony & furniture, Ceiling fans, Clock radio, Ensuite, Hairdryer, In-house movies, Insect screens, Internet & fax data port, Iron & ironing board, Kitchen in Nature Cabins, Mini-bar, Nintendo games, Non-smoking rooms, Refrigerator & freezer, Safe, Tea & coffee facilities, Telephone STD/ISD, TV cable channels. Marine Resort only: Air-conditioning, Bath, Marble bathrooms, Limited cooking facilities, Maid service daily.

Events/Conferences - capacity 350
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Couran Cove Island Resort is also the perfect destination for conferences and meetings with state of the art facilities and a flexible range of accommodation choices, all set in a unique and relaxing environment to stimulate and inspire. The resort has many indoor conference options, the main Conference Centre has several large rooms with views of the marina and lagoon. Outdoor options are beach, lawn or bush settings. Facilities are comprehensive and state of the art, augmented by a fully-equipped business centre. The Mango Chapel provides an intimate outdoor setting to conduct your wedding. Packages available.

Getting There
The resort on Stradbroke Island is accessed by a regular launch service & water taxis for the 20 min trip from Couran Cove's departure terminal at Runaway Bay which has a secure valet car park. The terminal is located 75km (60 mins) from Brisbane International Airport and 40km (40 mins) from Coolangatta Airport, with transfers by taxi, shuttle coach or scenic heli flight.

The resort’s Spa & Total Living Centre, is a complete spa and rejuvenation centre and is located in the resort’s marina area. The TLC offers full day spa facilities open to all resort guests in one of the most relaxed environments you can imagine. Services include Massage, Beauty therapy, Hydrotherapy, Yoga, Tai Chi, Hairdressing, Pedicure, Manicure.

The Gold Coast boasts some of the most magnificent and famous golf courses in the world. Several world championship courses are located on the mainland within 30 mins of the resort by launch & taxi service with heli transfers available.

Couran Cove Island Resort offers a fully supervised babysitting service and the Kites Kids Club activities centre provides sports, creative & environmental activities for children aged 3-12 years. A large shaded childrens pool has "learn to swim" classes available from experts. There is no charge for children 12 years and under sharing a room wih adults and using existing bedding.

Honeymoon packages available on request.

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Couran Cove Island Resort Reviews
"We had a fantastic time over at Couran Cove. Relaxing on our balcony overlooking the lagoo ..."
Mr and Mrs Jeremy B., Melbourne, Australia - October 2005
"Thank you so much for organising our holiday on the Gold Coast. We had a fantastic time, p ..."
David & Gillian Y., Sydney, Australia - September 2005

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Awards for Couran Cove Island Resort
2002 - Finalist - Deluxe Accommodation
Queensland Tourism Awards
2001 - Winner - Best 4+ Star Resort
AustralianTourism Awards
1999 - Winner - Best Tourist Development
Queensland Tourism Awards
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